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PBS
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
dissolve parliament and promises elections but that is to say a massive demonstrations will continue. courier protest is to set up barricades to prevent access to government buildings in kiev. the intent to disrupt the running of the country as civil servants and politicians tried to begin their working week. on sunday some of the top of the statue then in a symbolic times to present the tna convictions his parents because it ties with moscow i could've done it in a civilized manner and put it nicely in a museum like a piece of history. what has happened is the fault of the communists they have not given us the tools to do said in a civilized way because the key to the cost. they were against it said today in our country the anyway today was lights out. we will make you look a ticket the present by the government's decision to shelve and eat eighteen in favor of talks is russian the protest is on sale so it is to confront each of them now for weeks. i know i have corresponded in kiev says but the man told us that the opening of the men in statutes a controversial news to many ukraini
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am EST
taxing and they won an election two years ago and still hold a majority in parliament. the police meanwhile say they are in control of the situation despite standing down early on tuesday. >> the demonstration of peace an order we will inform that in order to reduce the tension and protest and the police, the center for peace an order has opened barriers to let protesters come in the area of the government house. we are in the process of asian with police and police maintain peace an order and forces for military do safeguard the area and ready to enforce police operations. >> reporter: that is al jazeera and let's join scott at the main protest camp in bangkok and we saw extraordinary scenes earlier outside the prime minister's office and tell us about the situation on the streets and at the protest camp there where you are. >> on the streets we were right by the headquarters for the metropolitan police in bangkok and has seen some of the worst protests and law enforcement classes over the last couple of days and we were there when they pulled down the bash wire together and pro
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
, he was able to vote for himself in a free election. he won, and was inaugurated as the first black president of his country. >> on this day, you took destiny into your own hands. you decided that would nothing would stop you from electing the government of your choice. country's infrastructure. he met the white house, meeting with three sitting presidents. in 2002 george w. bush presented him with the medal of freedom. president obama met mandela once in 2005, when obama was a senator. after one term as president mandela stepped down. he did not slow his pace. his charitable foundation raised money for a variety of causes. when south africa hosted soccer's world cup tournament in july 2010 he made his last major public appearance at the final game. the crowd honoured him with a thunderous ovation. his third wife, grassa michelle, the former first lady of mozambique was at his side during his battles with prostate cancer and lung infections that hospitalized him in the end. >> never, and never again, that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another, an
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
iconic independent sweat according to early elections well i guess the brink several days of soft residents decided to spend his back on historic trade pact the european union and instead all the close ties with russia. they are on diets that john is an image of vietnam from houses trading station are in sight yes we can compare with the point of additions passion be it the week is safe is this movement is very symbolic because he started the same day as which of addition. the twenty two year old november but at the same time the courts the devastation in the nature of these movements are not to see. in two thousand for the people were protesting against the tree from its joint fifth position and actions to date the question is if ukraine is with the euro or not. this second thing which difference. i even said thank you to run military snow in the air. as of two thousand. we had to tinkle which is in jail now and we had the pick to head to hit the beach was a candidate to him. but the presidential elections dad peace movement is much more fun and we had to one hundred injured in t
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 5:45pm EST
this a high enough priority and 70% of americans support sometime if of commission on the line. the election in massachusetts wasn't a victory for public and. it was a life and independent. i've seen it coming and i've been in 46 states i think i have a very good sense. they are in the sensible center and representatives on the holes. that's why we not only have the partisanship that an ideological divide that creates a stalemate and the stalemate means that you are going nowhere fast and when things are wrong they g takeoveh patches of time. that's a disaster this scenario. so i think washington is an indicator and congress as an indicator within washington and the people basically have to put the pressure for this thing to happen. and a commission has to set the table for a tougher vot the tous because let me tell you taxes are going up and they are going up about what people than those making $250,000 a year. why? a very simple four letter word. math. in addition to social insurance contract is going to get renegotiated to make sure that when the government has a price they can deliver on
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 5:30am PST
stability to the country to the district will restore stability and once again lead the way to elections are held and tell us a little about some of the of the issues that the leaders they are going to be discussing summary of the topics well security has really been central to the summit and that the focus is very much been on this rapid response force that can be put together by the african union to sustain in the pipeline for about five years but coming along very slowly. ideally this would be a force of about thirty two thousand five hundred troops under the auspices of the african union and instead of countries like france having to step in in these situations they can deploy that false very quickly. but that has been a lot of progress a lot of talk in the parking deck can be up and running now but two thousand and fifteen on top of that they've been discussing piracy in counterterrorism. but today the focus is very much home try. and there are a delegation of about five hundred french business people here is a perception that europe is full and very much behind in the present china
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
the concrete barriers elected by the police. it and it's occupants were forced into a quick retreat. it seems some people on the streets are willing to go to extremes to achieve their goal. they want the government and the prime minister gone. the prime minister spoke to the media the day after speaking with the protest leader. she said she's willing to do anything to end the crisis. but the idea of an unelected council running the country is unconstitutional. >> after we met him we found he isn't interested in the resignation of the prime minister, nor does he want to dissolve the parliament. he wants me to return the power of the prime minister to the people. i don't know how we can proceed with this offer because this provision discuss not exist under constitution allah. it doesn't mean that we say no, but this negotiation we don't know how to make it happen. >> in the meantime the immediate aims of those fighting here are far clearer and more specific. >> in areas like this it is not a crowd dispersal operation. it is a case of the protesters using whatever and doing whatever they can to
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
and iran. it is titled -- there is this story from "the weekly standard" focusing on the midterm elections -- next is james joining us this morning from valley village, california. i don't really consider myself an independent or republican or democrat. i see myself as a humanitarian. being that i dedicated my life to traveling the world, i don't see where any types of war or weapons is the solution to anything. next is kathleen from texas. caller: good morning. i am a military mother. quit the military. he trains people for three times what he makes as a private contractor. america is in decline because we have outsourced our wealth. 40% of americans make under 20,000 a year. torture and not outsourced every, -- and outsource slavery. more americans than al qaeda on 9/11 and 10 times the amount of iraq ease and saddam, and he gets a library. that is why america is a joke. i love you, steve. host: kathleen from texas. continue our feature, first ladies, influence and image. you can watch the program every monday beginning at 9:00 eastern time here on c-span. all of the programs from martha
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 8:45am EST
was elected to the city in wisconsin would be a good example. mike barr just as a medical doctor who served in the u.s. house. carries around bashing his a smart phone, but a smartphone has an app that does cardiology. so he can cash in your getting an electrocardiogram on his smartphone. he forgets where he going and what we're trying to college. tim griffin is a great congressman from arkansas. florida knows the jump direction where to go when. there's enough to be hopeful about. >> mr. speaker, we are taking questions from youtube. we've been online all week so we have some that people had e-mailed him and we will start now with the first one. because you can't see the screen, i will we get to you. how would you rate the president obama's foreign policy compared to that of richard nixon? this is from kevin jacobsen. [laughter] >> i don't know. without getting myself into much trouble, it would be like how you compare a bunny and a german shepherd. [applause] i mean, i really do worry to the country for the next years but if you watch the syrian vasco, you watch what's happening in libby,
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am PST
is very marked in the united states. is there a sense in washington this could become a big election issue? >> i think it could be. one thing the president did mention and white house officials have said is that this is sort of a preview of some of what he'll be talking about in the state of the union speech. not only today is, he's going to be talking about when he gives his state of the union address. that takes us into the midterm election cycle we're going to be seeing getting very, very fierce in the next several months. yes, you're going to hear the president talk about this more. we are dealing with divided government. i mean, they can't even avoid a government shutdown it seems at times. and by the way, that is also looming in the start of next year. and so to think that the republican house of representatives is going to hike the minimum wage, extend emergency unemployment benefits and do all of these other infrastructure and shakes enhance thements that the president would like to do, investments the president would like to do is not realistic at this point and the president is n
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am PST
nonracial election, to elect nelson mandela, president. >> he wins them over. he seduces them. >> the book "playing the enemy" was turned in to the movie. there is no better example of how he seduced all races than the day south africa beat new zealand in the 1995 rugby world cup final. >> one common goal. >> rugby had been the white man's sport. the green jersey a symbol of apartheid for blacks. but here was south africa's first black president being cheered as he walked on to the field wearing one. >> it was a moment when all south africa crowned mandela king. to achieve that is one of the great political achievements of all time. >> he came out of prison an old man in a changed landscape, starting over. what gave him the will to become a statesman. a nobel prize winner, the friend and confidante of world leaders. the price was high, his marriage to winnie ended in divorce he was father to his country not to his own children. >> he understood that sacrifice, i think it was a great sacrifice because he truly loved children, it was something that basically was denied him for 27 years. >> l
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
's in charge of the republican governor's association which tries to get republicans elected. yesterday chris christie tried to set the record straight. >> mr. asterino hasn't told me or anyone else he's run for governor. i won't support someone who won't say they are running or not. it's much ado about nothing. my guess is some people, irresponsible folks who are trying touring him to run to try to create an image that, you know, i'm urging him to run. i'm not urging him to do anything. he came and asked for time specifically asked for time with me and mary, for he and his wife to meet with the two of us the impact it has on our family. they have young children like we do and that's what the whole conversation was about. when we have a republican nominee for new york then i'll support the republican nominee for new york. >> i had no idea. as he said i was at the republican governor's association. he's westchester, one 2-1 margin as a conservative in a democratic area. but everybody there knew he was running. i don't understand the confusion here. he talked to ed koch and everybody else. >> w
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 2:40pm EST
inauguration in which he explained who he was, he dropped the mask. he'd been in the '08 election, he was a rorschach test. but now he explained exactly who he was. he'd been in office for a month, there was no need for the veil. he said i'm not a clinton, i'm here to change america, and he went ahead and explained exactly how he was going to do it. trillion dollar stimulus, the largest spending bill in galactic history, and then he followed it with obamacare which is a revolution in one-sixth and a takeover of a sixth of the american economy. which to me, and i wrote at the time before he enacted all of this, made ima social democrat on the european model. very unusual for the united states. people ask me, well, what's a social democrat? the only way to explain it is with a famous anecdote about winston churchill. the labour party leader, the socialist becomes prime minister. churchill's leader of the opposition. one day he goes down to the men's room in the house of commons, and there standing alone at one of the urinals is -- [inaudible] don't worry, that's as weird as it gets. [la
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am PST
chris christie is forcefully denying that he's flipped his position on immigration. he ran his 2013 re-election campaign in support of legislation to provide instate tuition for young, undocumented students. the legislation commonly known as the dream act is about to be sent to his desk by the state legislature. but now, the governor says it goes too far and is refusing to sign it. on sunday, "the star ledger," new jersey's largest newspaper, accused christie of flip-flopping. the editorial board cited his 2016 presidential ambitions. >>> the republican-led house is expected to approve a ten-year extension today to an existing ban on plastic guns. these are weapons made from so-called 3d printers that go undetected by metal detectors. democrats say they'll back the plan, but some say they favor making that ban permanent. >>> washington, d.c.'s mayor could have a bumpy road towards re-election. embattled democrat vincent bray said monday that he'll run for a second term next year. four of his high-level aides have pleaded guilty to felonies, including two who received more than $260,000 in illeg
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 2:30am PST
's in charge of the republican governors association, which tries to get republicans elected. yesterday, christie tried to set the record straight. >> mr. astorino hasn't told me or anyone else he's running for governor. i'm not supporting somebody who doesn't say -- who won't say whether they're running or not. so, i think it's much ado about nothing, and my guess is that it's some people, irresponsible folks who are trying to urge mr. astorino to run to try to create an image that, you know, i'm urging him to run. i'm not urging him to do anything. he came and asked for time, specifically asked for time with me and mary pat for he and his wife to meet with the two of us to talk about the impact this has on their family. they have young children like we do, and that's what the whole conversation was about. when we have a republican nominee for governor of new york, then i'll support the republican nominee for governor of new york. >> christie and cuomo, of course, both considered potential 2016 contenders for president. >>> well, we have some dramatic, new video from a security camera
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
. the united states senator elected in 2010 and has certainly made his mark in just a very short time. he has proven to be an outspoken champion for constitutional liberties and fiscal responsibility. warrior against government overreach. among his first legislative billions, cutting $500 in federal spending and balancing the budget in just five years. he has since introduced similar bills with growing support. he serves on the foreign relations committee, homeland security, and government affairs with the small business committee. a graduate of duke university school of medicine, he was a practicing ophthalmologist in kentucky for 17 years. in 1995, he founded the southern kentucky eye clinic, an organization that provides eye exams and surgeries to needy families and individuals. he still does that work today. has been a vocal advocate for term limits, a balanced budget amendment, a read the bills act, an auditor of the federal reserve, and has gained prominence for his independent position on many political issues. a devotedul is husband and father, married for 23 years to kelly ashbury an
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
would retire, first elected back in 1978, a member of the senate agricultural committee. cheryl: oh, the farm bill. i think i'm the only person in the building that is fascinated by the farm bill. adam: if i were a park avenue farmer getting government subsidies i might be interested. cheryl: the east coast speaking of the midwest and farmers, east coast is bracing for a blast of winter weather as the storm has been done things to and east through much of the midwest. now heading toward pennsylvania and finally will hit new york and a lot more to come. in the weather center with more on this story. rich: i care about the farm bill. i do. i am on your side on that one. speaking of farmers, rapid city, south dakota, a big blizzard this season and they lost so much livestock and now they have had the cold temperatures across these areas and a lot of cattle ranchers going all the way down across parts of the south. texas desperately needs moisture but they have had the icing variety over the last few days and that is not good at all. high temperatures not just on the planes. you may thi
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
after declaring independence from yugoslavia in 1992. the documents depict a newly elected president eager to address the intensifying conflict which showed no signs of resolution. in 1995, the clinton administration's international leadership led to the dayton accord which ended fighting in the region. the second story is one of intelligence support. in june 1992, the cia created the dci balkan task force to coordinate intelligence support to the policymakers on the rapidly growing balkan conflict. the clinton administration informed by the balkan task force charted a strategic policy melding humanitarian aid, economic sanctions, force and diplomacy. but the path to peace as these documents will make clear was treacherous and the administration relied on accurate intelligence to make difficult choices. the last story is the uniqueness of the documents themselves. this collection represents only a portion of the documents concerning the bosnian war. it is the youngest collection ever released in the 20 year existence of the cia's historical review program. now, before it gives our fi
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am PST
as they head into the midterm elections to be broader than just obama care, democrats realize that if this is about obama care in the mid-term elections it's not a good issue for them and even though we see positive things going on, they want things to be about more than that. for some, this is a signal about getting his mojo back. >> the president's economic policies improve government reliance rather than economic mobility and rather than tackling income inequality by lifting people up, he's been fixated on taxing some down. >> why do you think republicans seem so fixated on the government reliance narrative and this tax and spend. this tax and spend phrase that they of the to use over and over again? >> that's the only message that they've been able to promote, and i think a lot of the republican message has been similar to mitt romney's 47% comments and it's a problem for republicans because they spend the majority of the time since the 2012 elections trying to cut food stamps and we also know they oppose a minimum wage hike with respect to sequestration and they expressed
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 7:00pm EST
ibm against the united states, al gore in his election, he also is dyslexic. the new statesman said, according to your theory, siting statistics showing proportionately more people with dyslexia enjoy worldly success than without. not even gladwell can run the experiment in which boyce repeats his dyslexia, seems more personal about the attack but there was a lot of it about the dyslexia part. >> you can say certain things, not every idea can be presented or tested with scientific rigor. it's not possible. in my book outliers, i play with the idea that perhaps something about the culture of rice cultivation in southern china has contributed to asian success, chinese success in mathematics. is that a provable assumption? have no, you can't rerun history, see how chinese would do it if they hadn't had a rice cultivation, but is it not useful to play with that idea? of course not. first submit it to seven layers of academic rigor, they're saying the world would be a very boring place. i think it's fun to play with ideas, so in the case of david boice and dyslexia, he's saying this is t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am EST
into victory. >> the way to solve the crisis is through early parliamentary elections. we want a no confidence resolution in the government of ukraine. they should resign. >> pictures have emerged from sunday night showing the police were, at times, brutal in their treatment of protesters and journalists. anton is a photographer. one of dozens who were beaten by riot police. he pleaded with them to stop. these are his bruises. this is all that is left of his camera. the police were on the receiving end. officials say 35 were hurt by protesters. some are in hospital. away from the city center, there are no protests, just the grim routine of life, and a cold winter. this is where we met tatiana, very much in favour of political change. >> we were on our knees for a long time. now it's time to wake up. i'm grateful to the protesters. i want my children and grandchildren to have better lives. >> back in independence square, people are prepared for a long night. in speech after speech ukraine is part of europe. >> there's no sign that protesters are to leave independence square, so the government h
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am EST
elections. albeit it flawed, albeit it very serious allegations of corruption. and yet people came out and they voted. under the taliban, and shortly after, that was absolutely unheard of. so there is progress. there are substantial things you can point to. education. canada made it a priority to build 50 schools. immunizing children. getting basic health in place. improving the infrastructure of the country. so they could move away from a drug economy. to a more diverse and traditional egrarian type of economy. so we put in place the road map opportunities. will the afghan people be able to achieve it? much will turn on their governance and their own leadership. but we have laid that opportunity in front of them. i don't think we can back away from the necessity to continue assisting. canada has committed $100 million ongoing. and there is an old legal maxim that says once you start to render assistance, you have to continue. you can't let somebody drown. and i think the international community does recognize that. and also that the stakes are high. there are many, as is the case ongo
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
the population and ensure stability that would then lead to election. >> our correspondent is in central african report and we have this report on the violence that has taken over bangui. >> reporter: gunfire echos through the city. [ sirens ] >> reporter: some say this was an attempted coup d'État. security forces called celica. the streets of this once bustling city are almost deserted. those who venture out risk ending up like this. it's not clear how many people have died in this mortuary we counted 25 bodies. this woman lost her son. she didn't want to give us her name. >> i don't know what is happening in central african republic right now. if you go in you see people on the ground like animals who have been slaughtered. with the state of the country, where can i go? >> this is where most of the injured have been brought. most have wounds, women are being treated along side government soldiers. [ sobbing ] >> this woman asked god, why has this happened? there christian and muslim victims in this conflict. muslims and christians used to live in this country peacefully. but hatred and viole
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
, facilitating the first democratic elections and becoming first democratically elected president, first black president as well. you mentioned the 91 heads of state coming, truly is stunning when you look at not only barack obama, but a number of former presidents, george w. bush, jimmy carter and bill clinton as you mentioned. let's not forget the rest of the world is interested, prince kar charles on his way, the brazilian president and french president, u.n. secretary-general and more. as a way of facilitating this massive logistical challenge the government deployed some 11,000 troops to make sure as the interest builds it's on the fourth of the tenth day of mourning people are safe and there are no snags having so many vips here in the country. tomorrow's event, the tuesday memorial service which possibly could be attended by the u.s. president will be the first formal event, followed by nelson mandela's lying in-state at the union building in pretoria wednesday through friday. significant, john, because it was 20 years ago he was sworn in as president at that location. so a euphoric wee
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
, my god, that is the title. elected up on the amazon and of the various book catalogs i could find. no one is ever used the title. such an obvious title it also is the title betty essentially gives me into a lot of trouble. i find a very good way of bringing yourself to enter for taking this of town a bigger to is to look and amazon one star reviews. one star reviews, when they say, this is the most boring book and never read in my life. there is 11 star review at the moment from a woman he says, i am an unabashed militant feminist and and so appalled by the fact is called the men who united the rates. so i get no one star of you without even being read. but her view is one that i anticipated. why is it all made? the fact is, the reality is that in the physical united states of america it has been the business, almost entirely, man. there's only one woman who appears in the story, and that is sacajawea analysts in kaj saga. otherwise i'm afraid to say women play and sillery rules. in other an important role and other aspects of america, but not in the physical union of the nation.
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 10:05pm EST
who knows about the irs. he's a manufacturer who is elected to the senate in wisconsin and that's a good example and mike burgess was a medical doctor in carrying this around and he has a smart phone. but his smart phone has an application that does cardiology. you can really put it up when he gets us with his smart phone and he gets where we are going. and tim griffin is a great congressman from arkansas and he knows the general direction we are going. and there's enough to be hopeful about. >> mr. speaker. we are taking questions from youtube and we have been online all week so we have some that people have e-mailed to us and we will start right now the first one. since you cannot see the screens, i will read it to you. how would you rate president obama's foreign policy compared to that of richard nixon? system kevin jacobsen and red buttons. [applause] [laughter] [laughter] >> without getting myself into much trouble, it's like how would you compare a bunny rabbit and a german shepherd. [laughter] [laughter] and i really do worry for the country for the next two years. becau
NBC
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am PST
what's happening in this election that we haven't seen since 1971. >>> and he's about to take over "the tonight show," but before he does, jimmy fallon talks exclusively with us about the big transition. good morning nelly! woah. hey! have you ever tried honey nut cheerios? love 'em. neat! now you on the other hand... you need some help. why? look atchya. what is that? you mean my honey wand? [ shouting ] [ splat ] come on. matter of fact. [ rustling ] shirt. shoes. shades. ah! wow! now that voice... my voice? [ auto-tuned ] what's wrong with my voice? yeah man, bee got swag! be happy! be healthy! that's gotta go too. ♪ hey! must be the honey! [ sparkle ] sweet. >>> you are watching "today in the bay." >>> good morning to you looking live from our camera in san jose this morning. chilly temperatures and temperatures close to 30 degrees means black ice on the roadways possible. so if you're headed out, do be careful or maybe stay with us until 8:00. we'd love to have you. >>> the mayoral race in san jose is officially on and plenty of candidates are jockeying for position. campaign mon
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 12:00am EST
election and also the recent virginia governor's election and why at least it was reported it did have an effect on women voters. >> host: what's your opinion first before we hear from dr. sommers? >> caller: my opinion, it was almost like preaching to the choir, and the way it was reported and may have seemed to be emphasized by those who believed it anyway. but in the virginia governor's election, i lived in maryland, it did seem to have an effect at least on those going to the polls, the women going to the polls. >> host: thank you, sir. >> guest: yes. the war on women theme was very effective, and what i think about that is, first of all, i mean, democrats have been far better at listening to women, being informed by various women's centers that they, with whom they correspond be, and they got their message, and they fine-tuned that message for different age groups. it was fairly clear, for example, in the last presidential campaign that the republicans did not do that. and i think that for many conservatives as i said before, there are all these women's groups that are supported.
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
hamid karzai said he won't sign it until after the country's elections from april. >>> the police department picking up pointers from usa today. according to usa today one in four are using a tactic known as tower dunk. >> that means they are tracking the ident and activity of thousands of cell phones, and at least two dozen are using a stingray, a mobile suitcase device used as a fake cell phone device to intercept calls. >>> safety improvements are coming to the railroad in the weak of last week's derail. . the new system will warn engineers of approaching speed reductions and will automatically apply an emergency brake in the speed is not lowered. >>> autopsy results are due in the death of a 16-year-old boy. officials now say first responders used every means possible to try and revive that boy. he went into cardiac arrest. the boy reportedly had an underlying medical condition. his family says he was clear to fly. >>> billy joel and shirley mcclain among those celebrated at kennedy honors. santana and opera serng marty no royo rounded out this lest of honorees. president obam
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
electing the tolls. and then when the bridge is paid for this squander it on some social purpose. and think about all the money that we have started to sub systems. it is one thing to build them, but you have to seek out inefficiently the run. melissa: wow. i mean, i thought i was the most irritated person about this. but peter clearly just took my crown away. even more agitated about this than i am. what do you think? >> you want to get even more agitated. melissa: i'm starting to be sorry that i started this. >> you have the whole weekend to get over this. melissa: go ahead. >> $80 billion in stimulus programs. that is what we spent with the obama administration. do you realize that infrastructure under obama has actually gone down by one-third? where the money go? that is what we want to know. melissa: infrastructure spending has gone down? >> we are actually spending less on infrastructure. i thought we were having all of this shovel ready projects that we were supposed to be doing. only 26 billion, i believe, of the 80 billion went toward infrastructure. the rest went to a lot of diffe
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm PST
or 80 percent. >> that's obviously an elective things. >> it's not. he is a woman trapped in a man's body and that's very psychologically damaging. >> we're not going to make fun of that. >> i'm not but he says it's dis heartening. >> transgender people have their reasons for what they do but it's not life threatening, it's this would make my life better so it's optional. >> the taxpayers are picking up a part of that tab, not the whole thing. >> if you have cancer or something, as you said, aids, they pick up the whole thing? >> the problem with cancer, if you are diagnosed and you want the chemo right away you get in line for a few months. a lot of people don't think it's acceptable to wait for chemo. >> a lot of people come here. >> even with cancer you got to wait? >> you do. >> jesse watters, everybody. as the factor moves along this evening, brit hume and michelle obama talking about personal things. is that a smart thing to do politically? charges that singer katy perry is anti-japanese. you're not going to believe what's going on here. we'll analyze and hope you stay tuned
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
about midterm elections now. they are not going it appeal obamacare. that ship has sailed. this is about using this to win 2014. >> let's take the political element because it's boring. what if monica says and rove says and krauthammer says is true? >> let me give you some family. the kaiser family. >> no. what if they say ise you going t does collapse, are you going to say yeah, it was -- as you are accusing the right wingers of doing or are you going to go down because as you said president obama is going to go down with the ship. >> if it does collapse. i don't believe it will. >> if it does. >> if, if, if. it's not going to collapse. more people are signing up. four times as many people sign on in november. republicans want to repeal it, they could. frayed once people get it they're not going to want to give it up. they will like it like they like medicare and medicaid. >> what's critical people who enroll. they need the young healthy types to sign up. >> to-to-support the old sick types. >> premiums are going to start spiking next year. >> i don't want to do that i don't want it do
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am PST
center, a former biographer and a former officer who oversaw their first democratic elections in 1994. don't miss "this week" coming up with george stephanopoulos right here at 8:00 on abc7. former presidents will attend tuesday's massive memorial service in south africa. this as family and friends pay tribute to south africa's national hero. here's byron pits. >> it represents the rain dough of this country. he was the last. >> reporter: nelson mandela would be laid to rest in grand style. tuesday a mel oracle service like the world has never seen. some 95,000 people packed inside the fnb stadium. wednesday through friday the former president will lie in state in the legislative capital. next sunday he will be lid it rest in the small village of his boyhood near the cape. those closest to mandelacy they will miss the closest things. the closest friend and lawyer remembers his friend's consideration even at the hospital these last months. he sid george make sure you take the jacket with you, don't leave it behind. for a man who was critical, to be concerned about my jacket, says somet
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am PST
could turn into freezing rain a little bit later on today. alex? >> okay. all of our big elected names are expected back in town now. the house and the senate back on the roll call tomorrow. so what are the key issues of the many that they're expected to take up before adjourning for the year? >> well, alex, it's interesting. i don't want to sound too optimistic here, but all signs are pointing to the fact that they might actually get a deal on the budget. that deal might include scaling back some of those sequester cuts, finding a little bit of deficit reduction. here's the key thing to focus on, though, right now, alex. the tone. there doesn't seem to be an appetite for another government shutdown. that, of course, bodes well for the economy and washington in general. take a listen to what two lawmakers had to say earlier today. >> keep the budget caps in place, not raise taxes, which is important during this weak economy, and actually avoid a government shutdown. so i'm hopeful that even by the end of this week we'll be able to come together and achieve that. >> i certainly hope as
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
.k.re austerity for the 17 months before the elections in your neck of the woods, it looks like they are sticking with austerity. forecasts are a little more bullish than they were this time last year. >> hans, we are looking at apple and china. a huge story. apple will be able to sell their network inside china mobile. some 800 million customers, subscribers. that is seven times bigger than verizon. the question is, will they have any dropped calls? >> talk about the ecb and a moment. let's stay with tech. the google backed bill set for the house vote in washington. are a variety of efforts to regulate and on attand what is going google. anytime the u.s. gets involved, you can expect that it is a first step. if we do see progress on this legislation today, this is just a first step. a lot more has to happen. google's lobbyists can influence whatever comes out of it. --central-bank staff. central banks day, ecb and boe. >> we have got the u.k. at noon london time and then draghi at :45 frankfurt time. what more can draghi do? what will they give for inflation and economic growth forecasts? since
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am PST
to be finished, but after mandela was released and after those first elections in south africa, so much more of this continent has become democratic. it's not a coincidence. >> christiane, so many world leaders when you talk about the leader of cuba, the united states and europe and african countries, it could not be more diverse. do you think there is a lesson, a takeaway they can come away from mandela? because you have such an incredible diverse group of world leaders who govern differently. >> wouldn't it be great. wouldn't that just be wonderful. there are certainly many leaders out there, many conflicts that could be resolved if a little bit of mandela's forgiveness and inclusion was employed. many long time dictator and authoritarians who make take a lesson out of mandela's playbook. he stepped down after one term. he promised to serve one term and kept that promise. sure, there are many, many leaders out there who could take some serious lessons to what mandela proved as a leader on the world stage. >> and particularly the areas of compromise and the like, too. >> and forgiveness. >>
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
to 80%. >> that's obviously an elective thing. >> no, it's not. he is a woman trapped in a man's body. and that's very psychologically damaging to him. i'm note making fun of this. but he says it's very disheartening. >> right. transgendered people certainly have their reasons for what they do. and that's legitimate. >> right. >> but it's not a life threatening you got to get it fixed or you're going to die. >> no. >> this would make my life better. so it's optional. >> taxpayers are picking up part. >> but not the whole thing. but if you're a cancer patient or have aids, the whole boot. >> the problem with cancer, if you're diagnosed and you want the chemo right away, they'll put you in line for a few months. >> you have you to wait. >> a lot of people don't think it's accept to believe wait for keep moment. >> a lot of thousands come here. if you got cancer, you want it treated right away. even with cancer, you got to wait. >> you do. >> all right, jesse watters, everybody. >>> brit hume on michelle and barack obama talking about very personal things. is that a smart thing to do pol
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am PST
fully democratic elections in 1994. don't miss "this week" coming up with george stephanopoulos right here at 8:00 on abc7. former presidents will attend tuesday's massive memorial service in south africa. this, as family and friends pay tribute to south africa's national hero. here's byron pits. >> it represents the rainbow of this country. he was the last -- >> reporter: nelson mandela will be laid to rest in grand style. tuesday a memorial service like the world has never seen. some 95,000 people packed inside the fnb stadium. wednesday through friday the former president will lie in state in the legislative capital. next sunday mandela will be laid to rest in the small village of his boyhood near the cape. those closest to mandela say they will miss the simple things. his closest friend and lawyer remembers his friend's consideration even at the hospital these last months. he said, george, make sure you take the jacket with you, don't leave it behind. for a man who was critical, to be concerned about my jacket says something about this man. in the last several months a number of f
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 12:00am PST
elections and we're going to affect the public mind. >> rose: i know we will overcome it, but i don't know what the timeline on that is. we have these phases in america where crazy things happen economically and politically. and what's going on in washington now will not be sustained. i don't know when it ends. we all pray it ends some time soon, maybe the next five or ten years. i happen -- i have great hope that maybe the right president could bring them together. i don't know what's going to end it but it will end and the united states will be fine in this regard. >> rose: so we started talking about george soros and he's on the left and you're somewhere on the right but on social issue are in the center. what does george say about your ideas? >> i haven't talked to him about it. >> rose: why not? >> haven't gotten around to it. both his sons came to me and they really like it. >> rose: come on. you're smarter than this. why haven't you talked to him about it? >> i probably will in the next -- this is pretty new for me, charlie. i didn't even know i was going to do this. it will probabl
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
are looking to 2014, mid-term elections as an opportunity for both sides. they've got to figure it out. >> what are you going to buy? quickly? besides the emerging markets? staying here in the u.s.? >> i think the biggest -- that doesn't happen i think we're okay. emerging markets will be the spot for next year. >> gentlemen, thank you both. good to see you. thanks for joining us today. we'll take a break. come back with the closing countdown for this thursday. in danger of a five-day losing streak overall. so far no up days for the month of december. >>> after the bell, they want $15 an hour. or no one gets a happy meal. fast food workers making their case today for higher wages. one will be joining us, coming up this next hour on the "closing bell." stay tuned. ♪ ♪ ♪ i wanna spread a little love this year ♪ ♪ i wanna spread a little love and cheer ♪ [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- provocative design and exacting precision come together in one powerful package at the lexus december to remember sales event, with some of the best offers of the year on our most
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
of the major factors as to why the president, once you only got elected and he felt there was a series, sophisticated committed partner on the other side, that the president now has committed political will in his own name towards this process in which is not done at all since he took office. and that combined with the iranians are doing the same is creating a dramatically different situation into negotiations than ever has existed. but still he didn't mean it was easy and it didn't mean it couldn't have collapsed. the talks were supposed to end friday, but they continued on through saturday and that's when john kerry should have been to all of the other foreign ministers showed up and that a lot of us were thinking, they are only showing up because ideal already is had and they just had to wait for them to show up so the photo op could be there without any one of the missing. then it just kept dragging on. then they became 10 p.m. at night government and the talk was that john kerry has to go to london the day after. curiously because he needed have been meeting with with the british
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
on the constitution by those elected and then went on to revive, restore and preserve that constitution for the many generations of americans who followed. yield back. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to clause 12-a of rule 1, the chair declares the house noon today.til you can watch that hearing live, the veterans' affairs subcommittee, at 3:00 eastern on c-span2. at the white house today in just a few minutes, president obama is expected to be talking about the economy, reiterating his call for raising the minimum wage. he's speaking at an event at the center for american progress. we'll have that live for you once it gets under way here on c-span. >> friday on c-span -- "washington journal" looks at the mission and role of the national institutes of health starting live at 7:00 eastern with director francis collins on future projects and the impact of sequestration. at 8:00, allergy and infectious disease anthony fauci followed by director green, director of the human genome institute. at 9:00, national institutes director harold varmus and at 9:30, a look at the national institutes of mental he
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